Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.15
Liaison Ashley Woolman
Submission Date April 8, 2022

STARS v2.2

Western Colorado University
PA-14: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.75 / 1.00 Ashley Woolman
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Services
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Does the institution have a wellness program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all students?:
Yes

Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all academic staff?:
Yes

Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all non-academic staff?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s):

All students, faculty and staff can access seven free counseling visits at the mental health center on campus. If students require more assistance, the student affairs office may be contacted for additional resources. Faculty and staff can access additional visits through our health insurance which offers full mental health benefits. The institution also promotes a mental health assessment and resource website called MyStrength through our local mental health center. The institution offers a free health fair for faculty and staff, with free blood chemistry and wellness assessments. Western also has a full time Prevention Educator who works with students on total wellness.


Does the institution prohibit smoking within all occupied buildings owned or leased by the institution?:
Yes

Does the institution restrict outdoor smoking?:
Yes

Does the institution prohibit smoking and tobacco use across the entire campus?:
No

A copy of the institution's smoke-free policy:
The institution’s smoke-free policy:

In support of the health and wellbeing of all students, faculty, and staff at Western, tobacco use and/or smoking any
substance is prohibited in all of Westerns buildings, including the residence halls/apartments. This prohibition includes, but is not limited to cigarettes, cigars, smokeless chewing tobacco/dip, bidis, cloves, pipe tobacco, e-cigarettes, vaporizers, vape pens, vape wax, oils, hookahs, marijuana. Cigarette and tobacco use is prohibited within 30 feet of any University
building.

Drug free school policy: https://western.edu/student-life/student-affairs/handbooks-and-policies/drug-free-schools-policy-statement-%E2%80%8B/


Website URL where information about the institution’s wellness programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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